Watch: Cynthia Nixon's Concession Speech After The NY Primary
The actress and politician was running for office for the very 1st time.
New York held its primary election for the gubernatorial race yesterday, September 13, and the results are in — Andrew Cuomo will be moving forward on his path towards a third term.
According the polls, Andrew had a sizable lead over his opponent, Sex & The City alum Cynthia Nixon. In the end, the current governor snagged 65.6% of the vote, while his competitor grabbed 34.4%.
After the race was called and the winner was declared, the actress-turned politician took to the podium to provide her supporters with a rallying and hopeful concession speech.
She later posted a slew of Twitter updates echoing her sentiments.
She wrote in part, “While the result tonight wasn’t what we had hoped for, I’m not discouraged. I’m inspired. I hope you are too. We have fundamentally changed the political landscape in this state. This isn’t just a symbolic victory. This campaign forced the Governor to make concrete commitments that will change the lives of people across this state.”
Watch the clip above and let us know what you thought of Cynthia’s campaign!